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All About Cocoa Butter

All About Cocoa Butter

  from Afrobella

Cocoa butter is something so many of us grow up knowing and loving. To me, the smell of cocoa butter is evocative of warmth, softness and love. [...]

The Most Popular Signature Fragrances

The Most Popular Signature Fragrances

  from Afrobella

This time of year always makes me crave a new fragrance. The weather’s cooled down and I’m less likely to be sweaty – now’s the time when a new perfume can truly last and linger on my skin.[...]

Sun Protection For All Shades of Beautiful

Sun Protection For All Shades of Beautiful

  from Afrobella

When I grew up in Trinidad, I don’t know how I was able to handle it. I lived in the Caribbean from birth until age 18, and I didn’t wear sunscreen on a daily basis.[...]

Review: IMAN Cosmetics BB & CC Cremes

Review: IMAN Cosmetics BB & CC Cremes

  from Afrobella

Here are my top concerns in terms of skin and makeup for spring and summer.[...]

3 Easy Summer Beauty Hacks – Stay Cool, Smooth and Beautiful This Season!

3 Easy Summer Beauty Hacks – Stay Cool, Smooth and Beautiful This Season!

  from Afrobella

Listen. It’s hot outside. When you get ready to face the world, you already know you’re going to emerge sweaty and melty with a side dish of frustrated and over it. But summer isn’t supposed to be about struggle, it’s supposed to [...]

My Life in a Road Trip Soundtrack

My Life in a Road Trip Soundtrack

  from Afrobella

Our first road trip was in June 2001, in a red hatchback Honda Civic that had no air conditioning. Steve and I were dating, deeply in love, about to start our lives together. I knew I wanted to do my MFA in Creative Writing somewhere. [...]